On arrival Mrs MS had her subjective symptomatology documented (unilateral throbbing headache, 12/10 in severity)
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Odds of neurologically-intact survival after cardiac arrest increased 60% for every 1 mL/kg decrease in tidal volume (Vt) (obviously with a lower limit around 6mL/kg…don’t crank it down to zero)
Acetaminophen poisoning is extremely common. Recently, European guidelines have lowered the treatment threshold, resulting in a significant increase in the number of patients treated, without clear clinical benefit.
I have had this happen to me. Start chest compressions, the patient is awake; stop, and he is dead. I have struggled with this throughout a 2 hour code, and have discussed it with the patient months later.
WOMAN Trial Collaborators. Effect of early tranexamic acid administration on mortality, hysterectomy
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